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General information

Below you can learn more about the rules of processing personal data, contact information for the agency and the agency’s Data Protection Officer.

Rules for processing personal data

The agency’s processing of personal data is done in accordance with the rules set forth in the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data etc.) and the Data Protection Act (Act no. 502 of 23. May 2018).

Data Controller

The Danish Agency for Higher Education and Science is responsible for the processing of personal data, which the agency carries out in connection with the types of situations mentioned in these pages.

Contact information for the agency:

Danish Agency for Higher Education and Science
Haraldsgade 53
2100 Copenhagen Ø
CVR: 34042012
Tel: 7231 7800
Email: ufs@ufm.dk

Data Protection Officer

The agency has a Data Protection Officer who is tasked with advising the agency on the rules for processing personal data, etc.

Contact the Data Protection Officer:

Email: dpo@ufm.dk
Tel: 7231 8909
Post: Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science, P.O. Box 2135, 1015 Copenhagen K, “att. Data Protection Officer”.

Questions regarding the agency’s processing of personal data

If you have any questions regarding the agency’s processing of your personal data as a part of a specific case, you can contact the relevant caseworker or the agency’s Data Protection Officer. Contact information for the relevant caseworker will generally appear on your case files. It is possible to contact the agency’s Data Protection Officer as listed above.

Complaint

You have the right to file a complaint with the Data Protection Agency if you are unhappy with the way the Danish Agency for Education and Science processes your personal data.

The agency’s decisions in cases concerning the rights of the registered can be brought before the Department of the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science as a part of legal recourse.

last modified Oct 01, 2020